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Posted Monday, October 31, 2016

FlanaganAddressingCrowdCanada's largest independent food service distributor, and Best Managed Companies award winner, is creating more than 100 local jobs. The new jobs come as part of the company's $20 million investment to expand the facility located at 295 South Blair Street by more than 100,000 square feet. This will bring the warehouse to more than 178,000 square feet. “Flanagan Foodservice is a large, well-known, family-owned company that we're proud to welcome to our town,” said Mayor Don Mitchel...

Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2016

360insightsBruce Croxon, former Dragon on CBC's Dragons Den, sat down with Jason Atkins, CEO of 360insights, to discuss the corporate incentive industry, how his company has become a major disruptor and building a technology business in Whitby. 360insights offers a unique work culture unmatched by other employers. Jason discusses the work culture, retention and growth of employees and the hub and spoke technology ecosystem in the Greater Toronto Area. Click this link to hear more about the 360insights j...

Posted Friday, August 26, 2016

Predictive Success CorporationDowntown Whitby is well on its way to becoming a hub for innovative companies. August marked the expansion and grand opening of one of Whitby's software development companies - Predictive Success Corporation - along Byron Street. Predictive Success develops behavioural assessment software to help businesses find and keep talented people. Pictured is David Lahey (centre) with members of Town Council and Chamber of Commerce CEO Tracy Hanson (second to left) during the ribbon cutting ceremony. ...

Posted Monday, August 08, 2016

SoCIAL LITEWhitby, August 8, 2016— SoCIAL LITE Vodka is flying off the shelves. The LCBO has a hard time keeping the new Whitby-based product in stock. SoCIAL LITE started in the kitchen of Dan Beach with help from his business partner Kevin Folk. In their search for a healthy, tasty drink, SoCIAL LITE was born. The 355 millilitre skinny can is 80 calories, free of sugar and artificial sweetener and uses only all-natural flavours. Currently available in Lemon Cucumber Mint and Lime Ginger, two new ...

Posted Tuesday, August 02, 2016

iFly LogoWhitby, August 2, 2016— Canada's third indoor skydiving facility is coming to Whitby. iFLY Whitby is expected to attract 60,000 visitors and create 35 jobs in 2017. iFLY gives guests as young as four years old the thrill of skydiving in a safe, supervised setting. Large indoor wind tunnels simulate the feeling skydivers experience during free-fall. iFLY hosts events from birthday parties to corporate team building and is the leading training facility for Ontario's military personnel. &ld...